Words for mask

마스크

This is typically the mask worn for health purposes and you can either 하다 or 쓰다 it

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가면

Decorative masks. These tend to be hard and thick and you 쓰다 them

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복면

Decorative masks that are typically made out of fabric and you 쓰다 them. Unlike 가면, these masks are soft and thin/pliable. (I saw the ski mask ones referred to as 복면 마스크 and 복면 모자)

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안대

eyepatch/sleepmask and you can 하다, 끼다, 차다, or 쓰다 them

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bonus vocab

착용하다 is more of a formal verb for “wear” and is used for anything you wear on the body. so you can use it for all of these, but in normal everyday situations you wouldnt use it.

~ Shelbi

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We are just 3 students who wish to share the love and joy of learning Korean through lesson posts and translations! We are doing this for fun, based on our experience and questions we ask native speakers. We are not fluent! Just passionate  ~ Hannah, Shelbi, and Jordan

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